Dionysus

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Di·o·ny·sus

 (dī′ə-nī′səs, -nē′-)
n. Greek & Roman Mythology
The god of wine and of an orgiastic religion celebrating the power and fertility of nature. Also called Bacchus.

[Latin Dionȳsus, from Greek Dionūsos.]

Dionysus

(ˌdaɪəˈnaɪsəs) or

Dionysos

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Greek god of wine, fruitfulness, and vegetation, worshipped in orgiastic rites. He was also known as the bestower of ecstasy and god of the drama, and identified with Bacchus

Di•o•ny•sus

or Di•o•ny•sos

(ˌdaɪ əˈnaɪ səs)

n.
an ancient Greek and Roman fertility god, associated esp. with the vine and wine.
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In others, none are well known, as in Agathon's Antheus, where incidents and names alike are fictitious, and yet they give none the less pleasure.
If he could perhaps catch some trace of Antheus, who had been tossed about by the wind .
Chichi champions CHICHICASTENANGO may have been a dual Group 1 winner but he retired to stud in France at a chickenfeed fee and produced just 36 horses in his first crop and 27 in his second crop, breeders perhaps put off by his uncommercial pedigree: he was by Smadoun, best known for his top jumpers such as Blue Bresil and Nacarat, and out of a minor winner by Antheus.
Pembrook Capital Management LLC, a commercial real estate investment manager, announced the completion of a $32 million tax-exempt financing transaction that facilitates Antheus Capital's redevelopment of a 600-unit apartment portfolio in Kansas City, MO.
2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Pembrook Capital Management, LLC (Pembrook), a commercial real estate investment manager that provides financing throughout the capital structure including first mortgages, mezzanine, bridge loans, as well as preferred equity across the United States, announced the completion of a $32 million tax-exempt financing transaction that facilitates Antheus Capital's redevelopment of a 600-unit apartment portfolio in Kansas City, MO.
Antheus Capital LLC is poised to push its multifamily development investment in Kansas City s Hyde Park neighborhood past the $100 million mark.
81) Now, in the Poetics Aristotle famously singles out Agathon's Antheus or Anthe as a successful, if unusual, example of a fictitious tragedy, where all the names are invented, only to suggest that poets "should not stick at all costs to traditional plots".
A half-sister to Italian Group 1 winner Antheus, she produced 17 known foals, including Poliglote's sister, Star Begonia, who was second in the Ribblesdale Stakes, Animatrice, who won the Group 2 Prix de Malleret and was third in the Oaks, Alexius, a 320,000gns yearling who won both starts when trained by Sir Michael Stoute at three, including the Gordon Stakes, the Group 3-placed King Alex, and the dam of Grade 1 winner Special Ring.